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Columbia Records
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How Aerosmith Avoided the Sophomore Jinx With ‘Get Your Wings’

Aerosmith released their second album on March 1, 1974.

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Capitol Records
Capitol Records
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The Story of Pink Floyd’s ‘Dark Side of the Moon’

Pink Floyd's era-defining 'The Dark Side of the Moon' was released in March 1973.

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Dade County Public Safety
Dade County Public Safety
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The Day Jim Morrison Allegedly Exposed Himself Onstage

Did he or didn't he?

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Capitol
Capitol
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45 Years Ago: Grand Funk Railroad Fight for Their ‘Survival’

Grand Funk Railroad continued their blistering pace with 'Survival.'

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Mercury Records
Mercury Records
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The History of Scorpions’ Breakthrough and Best Album, ‘Lovedrive’

Prior to recording their sixth studio LP, 1979's 'Lovedrive,' Scorpions had two main problems: Finding major success outside their native Germany and hanging onto a lead guitarist.

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Capitol
Capitol
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The Story of Bob Seger’s Only No. 1 Album, ‘Against the Wind’

Bob Seger achieved full-fledged rock stardom with 1976's Night Moves, but while his raspy howl may have been new to a generation of fans, he'd actually been chipping away at mainstream success for many years.

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Columbia
Columbia
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The Story of Journey’s State-of-the-Art ‘Frontiers,’ the Beginning of the End

When Journey started recording their eighth album, 'Frontiers' -- which was released in February 1983 -- they were coming off their biggest year ever.

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Examiner, Getty Images
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The Story of Genesis’ First Single, ‘The Silent Sun’

Genesis are rightfully regarded as one of the most innovate and eclectic progressive rock bands of all time.

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Lawrence Lucier, Getty Images
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The Day Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Bassist Howie Epstein Died

Howie Epstein could do it all -- until his addictions prevented him from doing anything.

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Warner Bros.
Warner Bros.
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How Deep Purple Changed Their Sound on ‘Burn’

The David Coverdale/Glenn Hughes era of Deep Purple began with the release of 'Burn' on Feb. 15, 1974.

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Columbia Records
Columbia Records
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The Story of Blue Oyster Cult’s Second Album, ‘Tyranny and Mutation’

The second month of 1973 was a month of dire deeds and dark omens.

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Valentine’s Day….What Exactly Are We Celebrating?

It's almost that time. You've seen the overkill of heart shaped candy boxes and giant stuffed teddy bears in the local stores. Every commercial that comes on TV and Radio has some sort of love theme...

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Category: History, Holidays

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